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A firefighter was trapped early Monday in a six-alarm blaze at a Dallas condominium complex, the city's fire department said.
In the wake of its civil rights struggle, Birmingham canceled high school prom for many black teenagers. This weekend, the dance went on for the Class of 1963.
The million-dollar questions have been answered. What are the Powerball numbers, and have any winning tickets been sold?
Five passengers were killed when a church van crashed Monday in Vandalia, Illinois, according to Deputy Shawn Carter with the Fayette County sheriff's office.
Severe weather turned deadly Wednesday night in north Texas. Officials say at least 10 tornadoes touched down, leaving at least six people dead and more than 100 injured in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. If you are looking for missing loved ones, you can call 817-579-2888 to get info from Lake Granbury Hospital.
A 1997 Cadillac plowed into a parade crowd in Virginia, injuring dozens of spectators and leaving others pinned underneath the car.
A dispute over public prayers at town board meetings will be taken up by the Supreme Court in coming months, another contentious case over the intersection of faith and the public arena.
Meg Urry says loss of the planet-finding Kepler satellite would be huge for NASA, which is furiously trying to fix it--but one way or another, it's a matter of time before we find signs of life on other worlds
Mireille Kibibi's march to the graduation stage at Berry College was tough -- laden with the burdens of war.
Jim Heston, an American guesthouse operator in Cambodia, has lived a life in denim and has the photos to prove it. There were the dungarees he wore as a little boy, the dark bell-bottoms he had on for a hike up Japan's Mount Fuji, and the Levis straight-leg 501 jeans he's stayed with for the past 36 years.
The FBI is mourning the deaths of two special agents killed Friday during a training exercise off the coast of Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Nine people remained in the hospital -- one in critical condition -- two days after a commuter train derailed and struck another train on one of the busiest tracks in the country, officials said Sunday.
Julian Zelizer says that Obama, like many before him, chose to work within the system to get things done rather than lead transformative change.
Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton write that people pass up opportunities to spend their money to avoid disagreeable tasks
North Korea test fires missiles, a meteoroid makes an explosive impact on the moon, and a reality TV show asks Palestinians to pick their next "president."